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FAO/PARIS21 - Workshop on strengthening food and agricultural systems in Africa

20 - 22 October 2005, Maputo, Mozambique

In collaboration with several International Agencies, a Workshop on "Strengthening Food and Agricultural Systems in Africa" will be organized just prior to the 19th AFCAS Session.

This followed the success of the 16th, 17th and 18th sessions of AFCAS where such back-to-back technical workshops were organized.

Purpose
The workshop will focus on addressing and sharing experiences on:

Theme 1: good practices and innovative methods in agricultural statistics
Theme 2: strategic planning, capacity building, advocacy for agricultural statistics
Theme 3: statistical development and capacity building activities of other partner agencies in Africa

Participants
The workshop will bring together data users (Heads of PRSP and Food Security Programmes, Research and planning institutions); data producers (Directors of National Statistics Offices and Directors of National Agricultural Statistics Services); concerned international, regional, sub-regional and bilateral agencies as well as regional training centres.

Meeting documents

Paper number

Papers

Presenters

SESSION 1 : GOOD PRACTICES AND INNOVATIVE METHODS IN AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS

 

A. FAOSTAT 2/CountryStat

 

Overview of FAOSTAT2/CountryStat

Caprazli, FAO

Overview of CountrySTAT

Caprazli, FAO

 

B. World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2010 (WCA2010)

 

Overview of the new World Programme for Census of Agriculture 2010

Keita, FAO

 

C. NEW METHODS AND TOOLS

 

Enumerating nomadic livestock: Case studies from Mali, Ethiopia and Niger

Keita, FAO Zekaria, Ethiopia

Use of scanning techniques in agricultural censuses - Case of Canada

Trant, Statistics Canada

Use of scanning techniques in agricultural censuses - Case of Tanzania

Tanzania

Use of GPS for crop area measurement and reduction in costs of agricultural surveys

Ngoma, FAO

Analysis and use of agricultural statistics in support of policy , Mozambique

Diogo, Mozambique

Analysis and use of agricultural statistics in support of policy: Deriving vulnerability zones and population from annual agricultural survey d: CILSS/Agrhymet

Sacko, Agrhymet/CILSS

SESSION 2: STRATEGIC PLANNING, CAPACITY BUILDING, ADVOCACY FOR AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS

National Strategy for Development of Statistics (NSDS) and guidelines for integration of agricultural statistics

Simonpietri, PARIS21

National Strategy for Development of Statistics (NSDS) and guidelines for integration of agricultural statistics- Case of Rwanda

Charoy, FAO/PARIS21 Rwanda

The organisation of the National Statistical System of Mozambique and the place of Food and Agriculture Statistics.

Mozambique

Advocacy video on Food, Agriculture and Rural Statistics

Simonpietri, PARIS21

Quality framework for the production of agricultural statistics

Sacko, Agrhymet / CILSS

Monitoring MDGs Goal 1: Contribution of Food and Agricultural Statistics Systems in of African countries to data requirements

Eele, World Bank

Monitoring MDGs/PRSPs: Case of Ethiopia

Zekaria, Ethiopia

Monitoring MDGs/PRSPs: Case of Cape Verde

Lourdes, Cape Verde

Marrakech Action Plan for Statistics and related activities such as the International Household Survey Network

Eele, World Bank

International Initiative for Strengthening Food, Agriculture and Rural Statistics in Africa: Report on the implementation of the interim phase and preparation of the regional programme

Keita, FAO

SESSION 3 : STATISTICAL DEVELOPMENT AND CAPACITY BUILDING ACTIVITIES OF OTHER PARTNER AGENCIES IN AFRICA (Statements)

PARIS21

Simonpietri

World Bank

Eele/Nwanze

AfDB

Mubila

USDA

Holland

Statistics Canada

Trant

CILSS/AGRHYMET

Sacko

OTHERS

 

Statements by:
- PARIS21
- World Bank
- AfDB
- USDA
- Statistics Canada
- CILSS/AGRHYMET
- OTHERS

Organisation of the working groups

Meetings of the working groups, preparation of presentation of conclusions and discussions from the Groups

Presentation and adoption of conclusions and recommendations from the Groups

The/coffee break

Closing of the Workshop

FIELD VISIT

Contact

Naman Keita
Team Leader
Census and Surveys
National Statistical Systems
Statistics Division

Fax: +39 06 57055615
Tel.: +39 06 570 53827

Information

  • Agenda
  • List of documents

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